Unformatted text preview: oint. It was the first war covered by television.
It was the last war covered without communication satellites. December 1957 December 1957 In December 1957, CBS TV’s “Douglas Edwards with the News” passed a major milestone: For the first time a television news program had a larger circulation than any newspaper or magazine in the world. More than 14 million viewers a day – nearly 34 million per week.
Television brought historic events into people’s homes History in Your Living Room
History in Your Living Room 1965
Gemini Space Walk
92% of American Viewers...
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- Edward R. Murrow, 1990, March 4, June 22